Thanks to the following organizations
for their kind donations.

PT Arts Commission
Port Townsend Arts Commission

E J Rotary
East Jefferson Rotary


Kitsap Credit Union


Crossroads Music

A message from our president

October 2022 Dear Friends of the Community Chorus, Your Port Townsend and East Jefferson Community Chorus is back! Itís been nearly three years since the chorus was able to present a program to our friends, neighbors, and the community.

Weíve heard from some of you and appreciate the support our patrons provided during this unprecedented time. We know you all have faced challenges over the last two years and hope you will support our efforts to provide a program filled with messages of resilience and gratitude as we raise our voices once again.

For a $25 donation, we will acknowledge you in our program as a patron and you will receive two Fall Season concert tickets. For a $50 donation or more you will receive, in addition, two tickets for the 2023 Spring Season concert. Fall concerts will be on Friday, November 11 at 7pm at First Presbyterian Church in Port Townsend and Sunday, November 13, at 3pm at Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in Port Hadlock.

We havenít been completely silent. Last fall, directed by Sarah Moran and accompanied by Liz Hopkins, the Community Chorus offered a series of opportunities to sing outside at H.J. Carroll Park. This summer, we offered chorus members some opportunities to rebuild their voices with casual singalongs downtown and a five-week fall prep session including some of the pieces we will sing in our fall program, which is to be directed by Sarah Moran and accompanied by Liz Hopkins.

Your donations support scholarships to students pursuing vocal studies and our mission to provide community members an opportunity to sing together in a wide variety of musical genres Ė from classical and opera, to musicals, folk, and popular. While many members come from a rich vocal background, we do not require auditions to participate. Scholarships are provided to members when needed so there are no barriers to participation. We work hard to offer extra support to members by scheduling bonus rehearsals and vocal skills classes. The more experienced singers support those of us who are less experienced. Itís a fun and encouraging environment!

Please return the enclosed donation envelope by November 1. We thank you for your support and appreciate your help. We look forward to seeing you in the audience!

Sincerely,

Linda Atkins, Board President Port Townsend & E. Jefferson County Community Chorus